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Getting to the heart of mindfulness

Perhaps you’re practising mindfulness and have felt its incredible potential, or maybe you’re trying to form a practice, but feel as though something has yet to ‘click’? Mindfulness lover and yoga teacher, Catherine Turner, looks to her heart, in search of a clearer route towards enlightenment

Like many of us, I first discovered meditation and mindfulness as a way to relax, de-stress and deal with the seemingly endless stream of thoughts whirring through my brain. Initially, it was incredibly difficult to meditate. To sit and do nothing felt like a waste of time when I was so busy. But soon I noticed that doing just that for 10 minutes a day allowed me to get off the merry-go-round, giving me the sanctuary my overtaxed mind so desperately needed and – as all who meditate will tell you – the ‘empty’ minutes seemed to create, rather than waste, time.

Every session would feel different and, although I was grappling with often-difficult thoughts, I gradually began to find it easier to direct my attention to the present for longer periods. I became more focused and started experiencing moments of pure joy, which would bubble up out of everyday happenings and events.

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